Pet Food Advice from Mt Pleasant Boarding KennelBy
The health and wellbeing of your pets is important to you and your family. It is also important to keep down the cost of Mt Pleasant SC veterinarian bills! You need to carefully consider the food that you give your pets. People sometimes just pick the first dog food bag they see at the store. It is easy to overlook the importance of dog food but it is essential to pick the right one for your dog.
To keep your dog or cat healthy, plenty of fresh water and good quality food.
How do you maintain the health and wellbeing of your pets and keep down the cost of veterinary bills? Carefully think about the food that you provide. Do not just grab the first dog or cat food bag you find at the store. It is very important to pick the right food for your pets.
Fresh water and good quality dog food in proper amounts to meet energy requirements are the key. Follow the instructions on the food package to feed the correct amount.
How do you pick the correct pet food? Select one that has overall quality. What we have learned is that you will pay a similar amount per nutrition unit. For example: Compare the cheapest bag you can find with Royal Canin from Mount Pleasant Animal Hospital. You will find that you will feed less with the high quality food, provide better nutrition and come close in cost per value.
A phrase you will hear about dog food is human grade, which means that the food is good enough for humans to consume. Many commercial dog foods are made from materials unusable or less desirable for human consumption. Often the meat that is used in dog food is of a quality considered unfit for humans.
Major dog food companies try to provide balanced proportions of vitamins and minerals for maximum benefit. Reputable dog food companies provide an explanation for each supplement and how it benefits your dog, simply provide rough labeling.
Check the proteins, vitamins and minerals provided. Meat-based protein rather than flour, corn gluten meal, or corn is best. Studies indicate dogs reap a healthier coat, fewer digestive problems and firmer stools with quality food. Pet nutrition experts agree that the best dog food is made from human grade ingredients like meat, whole grains and vegetables.
Ask Shuler Veterinary Clinic or Mount Pleasant Animal Hospital before selecting your dog food. The health of your pet is also our concern.